School of Humanities

December 1: Faculty Arts Show Kick-Off

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School of Humanities

The Arts and Arts Administration programs at Penn State Behrend invite you to explore a Faculty Art Show in the John M. Lilley Library. The show will run from December 1 to February 1. Work can be viewed during library hours listed on their website. There will be a reception on December 8 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

The show will include paintings by Scott Rispin, photography by Heather Cole, paintings by Dan Schank, along with other creative work accomplished by Behrend Faculty. 

December 1: Behrend Holiday Sing-Along

Behrend Section: 
School of Humanities
Student Activities

The second-annual Holiday Sing-Along will be held Monday, Dec. 1.Nothing signals the start of the holiday season like the singing of a few wintertide carols.

This year, the Choirs of Penn State Behrend and the Young People’s Chorus of Erie invite you to sing along.

November 6-8, 13-15: "A View from the Bridge" at Studio Theatre

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School of Humanities
Student Activities
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News & Events

Arthur Miller’s “A View from the Bridge” pivots on a New York longshoreman’s decision to betray his immigrant relatives. Miller finished the play in 1956, the same year he was called before Sen. Joseph McCarthy’s House Un-American Activities Committee.

The choice he faced, both on and off the page, showed a darker side of the American Dream: At what point will a man striving for a better life turn his back to those who are most like him?

December 14: YPC to Perform with Jim Brickman During 'On a Winter’s Night'

Behrend Section: 
School of Humanities
Research and Outreach

The Young People Chorus of Erie will perform alongside Jim Brickman during his “On a Winter’s Night” concert.The Young People’s Chorus of Erie has been invited to sing alongside Grammy-nominated songwriter and pianist Jim Brickman during his Dec. 14 concert at the Warner Theatre.

Young People's Chorus of Erie to Perform with Jim Brickman at Holiday Concert

The Young People Chorus of Erie will perform alongside Jim Brickman during his “On a Winter’s Night” concert.The Young People’s Chorus of Erie has been invited to sing alongside Grammy-nominated songwriter and pianist Jim Brickman during his Dec. 14 concert at the Warner Theatre.

November 12: Dr. Shalini Puri, "Towards an Interdisciplinary Humanities"

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School of Humanities

 

Dr. Janet Neigh will present the first speaker in the Reimagining the Humanities Speaker Series, Dr. Shalini Puri, Associate Professor of English at the University of Pittsburgh. Her talk is titled “Towards a Disciplinary Humanities: A Scholar’s Journey Through the Grenada Revolution” and will take place on November 12 at 4:30 p.m. in the Metzgar Lobby. 

Students Construct Cardboard City to Raise Money for Second Harvest Food Bank

Sixteen student groups built cardboard homes as part of the Cardboard City fundraiser at Penn State Behrend.Joseph Helbling’s alarm went off at 2:30 a.m. The internal debate immediately began.

“When you wake up at 2:30, it’s easier to hit snooze than it is to roll out of bed and come here for your shift,” he said.

November 16: Choirs of Penn State Behrend to Perform 'Dona nobis pacem'

Behrend Section: 
School of Humanities
Student Activities

"Dona nobis pacem," the fall concert from the Choirs of Penn State Behrend, will be performed on Sunday, Nov. 16.A performance of Karl Jenkins’ “The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace” will headline this year’s Penn State Behrend Chamber Singers and Concert Choir’s fall concert.